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For this reason, we cannot base our arts education on photographs and reproductions of works of art. Photographs only give two-dimensional view of an object or person resulting in omission of important aspects. Reproduction of photographs is subject to bias as the painter may decide to include what they deem fit. As a result we can never completely understand the importance of art in any given era or culture (Marmor, 1997).
In order for one to gain a deeper understanding of most of the art works, they have to see the object. As was mentioned earlier, photographs and their reproductions are subject to bias. Photographers choose views and angles that they think are most appropriate, beautiful and appealing to the eyes. As a result, some very crucial information is left out. When detailed understanding of human culture is to be obtained, a researcher has to be at the site (in person) so as to gain step-by-step analysis of the object.
Art is one of the most interesting things that are appreciated worldwide. Personally I love paintings since they portray human talent at work. Given a chance to visit some of the ancient paintings, I would visit Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Monalissa. This is because da Vinci was one of the finest painters in human history. He took his time perfecting the paint every time. It is said that it took him three years to complete the master piece. I would love to find out more about the painting and da Vinci himself (Marmor, 1997)
Every time a person decides to do something, they do it for a reason. The same way artists have their own reasons for doing for doing specific art works. Therefore knowing artists at personal level creates a better understanding of art works. Interaction with artists can help us understand their perspective and reasons for creating given art works (Marmor, 1997). A good
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This paper sought to take a broad account of the nature of conceptual art, arguing that conceptual artists challenge existing conventions of art production and display, arguing how radical an art form it is. The paper shows how far Conceptual artists succeeded in altering the way art is thought about and displayed, using examples of particular works.
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If, historically, past art seemed much preoccupied with imitating the world, the art properly so-called of Beardsley 's day is avant-garde or modernist, which means that it is about imitating imitation, or representing representation, or, to put it differently, it is about exploring its own nature as a pictorial medium.
Your art seems to be saying: "This is me. This is what I think." Thus, being artistic and creative means being able to make things look different by intentional manipulation of the art elements, by changing shapes or colors and by using one's imagination to do something new (Powell, 2000).
These factors include culture, money, desires, economic conditions etc. as described by Freeland (Freeland 2001). Beauty standard changes from time to time. About 80 years back, the rich people of Europe and US kept on trying to keep their skin as white as possible.
This essay compares contemporary art with the visual work of the past. It often leads to disagreement whenever a contemporary art lover and a classical art lover share their point of view and perspective in the world of visual arts. It took so long before an evolution of art shaped the minds of artist to shift from classical to contemporary or modern art.
This essay analyzes Marcel Duchamp and his influence on the contemporary art. He associated with various art movements like Surrealism, Dadaism and Fauvism but never identified himself with any of those. His art works are of a huge range and comprise of more than just paintings. He was interested in ideas, not merely in visual products.